Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Quotes of the Week
– Stephen King
It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.
– Ernest Hemingway
Most writers regard the truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are most economical in its use.
– Mark Twain
And as imagination bodies forth
The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen
Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing
A local habitation and a name.
– William Shakespeare (from A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.
– Somerset Maugham
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.
– Herman Melville